The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 138 172 181
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +9
Contract jobs citing Apple 27 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.25% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 20
Median daily rate £435 £260 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.46% -18.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £468 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £319 £269
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+36.20% -1.69%
Apple
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1366 2473 2656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.39% 42.49% 44.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1844 1851
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 67 40
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £44.20 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 18 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) iOS Development
4 13 (36.11%) Apple Swift
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 11 (30.56%) Mac OS X
5 11 (30.56%) Objective-C
5 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
6 9 (25.00%) MS Office
7 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) Smartphone
8 6 (16.67%) TDD
8 6 (16.67%) Cocoa
8 6 (16.67%) OO
8 6 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
8 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (16.67%) Mobile Development
9 5 (13.89%) Core Animation
9 5 (13.89%) REST
9 5 (13.89%) VPN
9 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.89%) OOP
9 5 (13.89%) HTML
9 5 (13.89%) ITIL
9 5 (13.89%) MVC
9 5 (13.89%) Animation
10 4 (11.11%) JSON
10 4 (11.11%) Android

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.78%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.78%) HipChat
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
1 1 (2.78%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.78%) Google Play
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) VPN
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) BGP
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) MPLS
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) SNMP
3 1 (2.78%) SSH
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Mixpanel
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) Xcode
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.78%) CircleCI
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) ZenHub
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Front Office
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) iOS Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Creative Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Mac Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Java Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.78%) PC Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Cocoa
1 6 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (13.89%) Core Animation
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) REST
3 4 (11.11%) HTML5
3 4 (11.11%) JSON
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) iOS SDK
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (5.56%) CSS3
5 2 (5.56%) PhoneGap
5 2 (5.56%) SOAP
5 2 (5.56%) UIKit
5 2 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) .NET
6 1 (2.78%) Google Maps API
6 1 (2.78%) jQuery
6 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
2 7 (19.44%) Smartphone
3 5 (13.89%) Animation
4 4 (11.11%) User Experience
5 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 3 (8.33%) iPad
5 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.56%) Apple TV
6 2 (5.56%) BYOD
7 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.78%) Derivative
7 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.78%) Fintech
7 1 (2.78%) MPEG
7 1 (2.78%) NHS
7 1 (2.78%) Social Media
7 1 (2.78%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 11 (30.56%) Mac OS X
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.11%) Android
5 4 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 3 (8.33%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Unix
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.78%) CentOS
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) iOS Development
3 6 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 6 (16.67%) OO
3 6 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) MVC
4 5 (13.89%) OOP
5 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.78%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Apple Swift
2 11 (30.56%) Objective-C
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) ECMAScript
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.78%) KVM
3 1 (2.78%) StorNext
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Xen
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.78%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Casper Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
2 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Google
2 3 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) Dell
3 2 (5.56%) Sophos
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) Akamai
4 1 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.78%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.78%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) FactSet
4 1 (2.78%) Reuters
4 1 (2.78%) SevOne
4 1 (2.78%) Sony
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec
4 1 (2.78%) VMware